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2018-2019 AP Language and Composition

Week 37: May 20-22 
Monday 5/20
Senior Thesis Field Trip to MTSU Library 
HW: 
CMV reflection is due 5/21 on turnitin. 
Meet in Lab 128 Tuesday for YouScience. 
 
Tuesday 5/21
1. We worked on YouScience during class in the computer lab. If you were out, you should complete this on your own. You should have an email from YouScience in your school email with a link. 
HW:
 CMV reflection is due tonight on turnitin. Here is the assignment again: https://youtu.be/M5ZHNYaFMHc
Please bring your book tomorrow if you haven't already. 
 
Wednesday 5/22
1.
 
Week 36: May 13-17
Monday 5/13
1. The schedules for Friday's boot camp are up on the wall in my room. Please make sure to take a picture so that you know where to go on Friday.
2. I have extended the time to finish the Teams discussions until the end of TODAY. If you haven't finished, please do so asap.
3. We went over the Change My View Reflection assignment - due next Tuesday (5/21) on turnitin.
4. We worked on class study sheets. We will finish/go over these tomorrow.
HW:
1. Finish CMV by tonight. Complete reflection for next week. 
 
 
Tuesday 5/14
1.We reviewed by using the Google docs for each class. 
HW:
CMV reflection is due 5/21 on turnitin. 
 
Wednesday 5/15
TEST DAY :-) 
 
You're finished - congratulations!!! 
 
Thursday 5/16
1. We filled out the survey for AP lang available on the main page. 
2. Students began bringing books. I will take them up next week. 
HW:
CMV reflection is due 5/21 on turnitin. 
 
Friday 5/17
Senior thesis boot camp day 
HW:
CMV reflection is due 5/21 on turnitin. 
 
Week 35: May 6-10
Monday 5/6
1. We finished our argument evidence game from last week. 
HW: 
1. Argumentative essay in class tomorrow! 
2. The original post for the Pop Culture Change My View assignment is due on Teams no later than Tuesday at midnight. 
 
Tuesday 5/7
1. We wrote our argument essay today in class. If you were out, you'll need to make this up asap. 
HW:
The original post for the Pop Culture Change My View assignment is due on Teams no later than tonight. However, due to needing to go over our argument essay, we may not discuss these in class until Thursday. You are welcome to start responding to posts on Wednesday. 
 
Wednesday 5/8
1. We passed back the argument essays and looked at the rubric and anchors. 
2. We passed back all the essays and chose one to be scored. If you were absent, see me about this. 
3. We also looked at the most recent scale for the AP test. You can look at it here to make decisions about how to approach the test based on your scores this year. 
 
Tomorrow, we will work on Teams to begin discussing the posts on Change My View. If you'll be absent, you will need to do this on your own. 
 
Thursday 5/9
1. We discussed what is being done "right" in education at Central and wrote thank you notes. 
2. We then worked on the Change My View discussions by posting on Teams.
HW:
Finish your posts by the end of the day Saturday. Don't forget to award a delta if you are convinced!  
 
Friday 5/10
1. Most were out due to testing, but students could use this time to work on the Change My View discussions. 
 
Week 34: April 29-May 3
Monday 4/29
1. 4th period - We had AP bubbling at the beginning of class. We then finished out pop culture discussions and added questions to the Google doc.
2. 6th period - We went over the high school drama letters from last week. Then, we wrote the synthesis prompt. You need to make this up asap if you were absent. 
HW:
Education arguments are due tomorrow. After then, you can still submit then, but it will be a late grade. 
 
Tuesday 4/30
1. We looked at the anchors for our synthesis essay and then scored our own and turned them back in. 
HW:
Education arguments are due today. After then, you can still submit then, but it will be a late grade. 
 
Wednesday 5/1
1.Today we went over the Pop Culture Change My View assignment. We also signed up for original post topics and began working on them. If you were absent, look over the assignment sheet and see me to sign up for a topic for your original post.
HW:
Work on original post. These are due on Teams no later than Tuesday, May 7th at midnight. 
 
Thursday 5/2
1. We began our argument games and will continue these on Monday. The argumentative essay will be on Tuesday. 
HW: 
Work on original post. These are due on Teams no later than Tuesday, May 7th at midnight. 
 
Friday 5/3
1. Yearbook day 
 
Week 33: April 22-26
Tuesday 4/23
1. We did some multiple choice practice. If you missed today, please make this up asap. 
2. We continued reading the tone letters. A few will be made up on Thursday. 
3. We went over the rhetorical analysis essays and self and peer scored. If you were absent or if you wrote your essay today, you will eventually need to come self-score. 
HW: 
1. The next meeting for pop culture will take place on Thursday. Follow the instructions on Pop Culture Unit Overview. 4th period, please come prepared to start this discussion, but we will likely write a synthesis on Thursday since we will have the AP bubbling on Monday. 
2. Don't forget, you have until Tuesday of next week to submit your education argument to its audience! You must meet with me first. We are running out of time! 
 
Thursday 4/25
4th period: We wrote our synthesis prompt today. If you were absent, see me to make this up asap. We also began the second pop culture meeting but will finish after AP bubbling next week. 
6th period: We started with the pop culture meeting and posted questions to the google document on my main page. We then worked on the high school drama synthesis prompt and will share these on Monday. We will also write the actual synthesis prompt then. 
HW: 
Don't forget, you have until Tuesday of next week to submit your education argument to its audience! You must meet with me first. We are running out of time! 
 
Week 32: April 15-18
Tuesday 4/15
1. 6th period finished the pop culture presentations.
2. We then did a MC practice. See me to make this up if you were absent. 
3. We read and planned for a difficult rhetorical analysis prompt. There will be an essay to write on a different prompt on Thursday. 
4. We began working on a tone word activity and will finish on Thursday. 
HW: 
1. Come prepared to write on Thursday!
2. The next meeting for pop culture will take place on April 25th. Follow the instructions on Pop Culture Unit Overview
 
Thursday 4/17
1. I passed the IRB form from MTSU needed for senior thesis. Please see me if you didn't get one today. 
2. We wrote a rhetorical analysis essay and discussed its difficulties and our approaches afterwards.
3. We continued the tone activity and began sharing. 
HW: 
The next meeting for pop culture will take place on April 25th. Follow the instructions on Pop Culture Unit Overview
 
Week 31: April 8-12
Monday 4/8
1. We went to senior thesis presentations. 
HW: 
1. Education arguments are scored! You have this month to make changes and then meet with me to approve your final draft. You must show proof before the end of the month that your argument has been sent to its recipient after you have met with me. 
2. First pop culture meeting is this Thursday! 
3. Pop Culture Text 2 Form by tonight! 
 
 
Tuesday 4/9
1. We went over the argument essays. 
2. If you did not do so in class today, please fill out the library survey on my main page. 
HW: 
1. Education arguments are scored! You have this month to make changes and then meet with me to approve your final draft. You must show proof before the end of the month that your argument has been sent to its recipient after you have met with me. 
2. First pop culture meeting is this Thursday! Make sure that you have prepared by following the instructions on Pop Culture Unit Overview
3. If you did not finish the essay notes handout in class today, please complete it and turn it in on Thursday. 
 
Thursday 4/11
1. We had our pop culture meetings today over the first texts. If you were absent, I need your written responses. I also took up the essay notes handout. 
2. We began working on group presentations of findings with evidence to share on Friday. 
HW: 
1. Education arguments are scored! You have this month to make changes and then meet with me to approve your final draft. You must show proof before the end of the month that your argument has been sent to its recipient after you have met with me. 
2. Pop culture meeting 1 presentations will take place tomorrow. 
3. The next meeting for pop culture will take place on April 25th. Follow the instructions on Pop Culture Unit Overview
 
Friday 4/12
1. We shared the group presentations today and will finish in 6th period on Tuesday. 
HW:
The next meeting for pop culture will take place on April 25th. Follow the instructions on Pop Culture Unit Overview
 
Week 30: April 1-5
Monday 4/1
1. We passed back the MC reports from the mock and began group work on reflecting on these. We will continue on Tuesday. 
HW: 
1. Education arguments are scored! You have this month to make changes and then meet with me to approve your final draft. You must show proof before the end of the month that your argument has been sent to its recipient after you have met with me. 
2. First pop culture meeting is next Thursday! 
 
Tuesday 4/2
1. We continued the MC work from yesterday, adding a reflection onto the end of the written assignment. 
Meet in the library on Thursday! 
HW: 
1. If you did not turn in your MC work today, please finish it during 5th period and turn it in sometime this week. 
2 .Education arguments are scored! You have this month to make changes and then meet with me to approve your final draft. You must show proof before the end of the month that your argument has been sent to its recipient after you have met with me. 
3. First pop culture meeting is next Thursday! 
 
Thursday 4/4
1. We spent the first part of class in the library looking for the 2nd text of choice. Please submit your idea on this form by Monday: 
2. We passed back the synthesis essays and began going over them using a reflection chart and looking at example 5,6,7. We will continue this on Friday with the other two essays. 
HW: 
1. If you did not turn in your MC work today, please finish it during 5th period and turn it in sometime this week. 
2 .Education arguments are scored! You have this month to make changes and then meet with me to approve your final draft. You must show proof before the end of the month that your argument has been sent to its recipient after you have met with me. 
3. First pop culture meeting is next Thursday! 
 
Friday 4/5
1. We passed back the rhetorical analysis essays and went over the using a reflection chart and looking at example 5,6,7 essays. We will continue this on Tuesday. 
2. I gave out tickets for senior thesis presentations and went over these. 4th, we will meet in Mr. Cowart's room on Monday. 6th will meet in the classroom and then walk to the auditorium. 
HW:
1 .Education arguments are scored! You have this month to make changes and then meet with me to approve your final draft. You must show proof before the end of the month that your argument has been sent to its recipient after you have met with me. 
2. First pop culture meeting is next Thursday! 
 
 
Week 29: March 18-22
Monday 3/18
1. We had our final synthesis discussion for Middle-earth in 6th period. 
2. We watched "This is America" in both classes and took notes. Only 4th period was able to discuss them. 
HW: 
Make sure to submit your pop culture text of choice. Link is in this document: Pop Culture Unit Overview
 
Tuesday 3/19
1. We went to the book fair at the beginning of class. 
2. We met with our pop culture unit groups to finalize texts.
3. We also finished our discussion of "This is America," including using it as an example of how to think about your second text of choice for this unit. 
4. In 4th period, we began looking at mentor texts for how to talk about pop culture but will continue on Thursday. 
HW: 
1. Make sure to submit your pop culture text of choice. Link is in this document: Pop Culture Unit Overview. This is due sometime tonight. 
2. If you missed any synthesis discussions or want to redo them, turn in the written portions by Thursday. 
 
Thursday 3/21
1.We finished looking at the sample pop culture texts and came up with similarities for how to write about popular culture. 
 
Friday 3/22
Spirit Day! 
 
Week 28: March 11-15
Monday 3/11
1. We had our education synthesis discussions for the Neverland prompt and, in 4th, the Middle-earth prompt. If you were absent, please turn in a written account of how you would have participated, citing the sources provided. 
HW: 
On Thursday, we will have the final two discussions. Oz, Tatooine, and Gotham will discuss the Oz prompt; Neverland and Middle-earth will back-channel. Tatooine, Gotham, and Neverland will discuss the Tatooine prompt; Middle-earth and Oz will back-channel.
We were unable to discuss the Middle-earth prompt on Monday in 6th. Here it is. They will discuss their own prompt on Thursday, and everyone else can back-channel. 
 
Tuesday 3/12
ACT
 
Thursday 3/14
Unexpected weather early dismissal
1. In 4th period, we finished our education synthesis discussions - they were great! We also started looking at some pop culture visual arguments but ran out of time due to the early dismissal. We will continue tomorrow. 
6th period, we are just going to have to play catch up. We will start with the synthesis prompts and work from there. Thanks for understanding! 
We were unable to discuss the Middle-earth prompt on Monday in 6th. Here it is. They will discuss their own prompt whenever we get to it, and everyone else can back-channel. 
 
Friday 3/15
1. In 4th period, we finished looking at the pop culture intro texts and then created groups/topics for the pop culture unit. 
2. In 6th period, we finished the synthesis discussions. 
HW: 
6th period will catch up next week, but I'd like all classes to submit their 1st TOC by Tuesday of next week. Here is the in-progress assignment sheet: Pop Culture Unit Overview
 
Week 27: March 4-8
Monday 3/4
1.We filled out the form on the main page regarding your education arguments. I am sending emails in response to many of these. Be on the lookout.
2. We had our first discussion about the Gotham prompts. I am also sending emails to the speaking groups regarding your participation and scores. Please look for these. 
HW:
1. Education arguments are due Saturday 3/9 on turnitin.com.
2. We will have the Neverland and Middle-earth discussions next Monday. Middle-earth and Oz will participate in the Neverland discussion. Oz and Tatooine will participate in the Middle-earth discussion. 
Here is the Neverland prompt for 6th. I do not yet have the Middle-earth prompt for 6th but will post it when they send it to me... 
 
Tuesday 3/5 and Wednesday 3/6 - ACT bootcamp 
1. We went over the unit question for the pop culture unit and defined pop culture. 
2. I also met with students who asked to meet about their education arguments. 
HW:
1. Education arguments are due on turnitin.com on Saturday. 
2. Prepare for our next synthesis discussions on Monday. 
Here is the Neverland prompt for 6th. I do not yet have the Middle-earth prompt for 6th but will post it when they send it to me... 
 
Thursday 3/7
Half-day
 
Friday 3/8
1. Students should work on their education arguments (due Saturday on turnitin.com). You may collaborate with peers and get feedback. 
2. You may also prepare for the synthesis discussions on Monday. 
3. 6th period Middle-earth, get me your prompt!!!! 
Here is the Neverland prompt for 6th. I do not yet have the Middle-earth prompt for 6th but will post it when they send it to me... 
 
Week 26: February 25 - March 1
Monday 2/25
Out for Weather
AP students, we will meet 7 period schedule tomorrow. Please be prepared to have your final text of choice meeting. If you haven't yet, don't forget to include your text on our class annotated bibliography. 
The next draft of your education unit problem-solution paper is still due Thursday. 
 
Tuesday 2/26
1. We had our final text of choice meeting for the education unit today. We also turned in the written responses. 
2. We began work creating synthesis prompts for later discussions. We will continue this on Thursday. 
HW:
1. Bring any work for synthesis prompt Thursday. 
2. Bring revised draft f your education unit problem-solution paper Thursday. 
3. Enter your text of choice for the education unit into the annotated bibliography sometime this week. 
  
Thursday 2/28
1. We worked in groups on the problem-solution arguments. If you were absent, please get someone to look over yours and come show me what you have when you return. 
2. We worked on the synthesis prompts for discussion.
HW:
1. Please get your synthesis prompts as a Word document to me no later than 8 AM Friday. 
2. Add your text of choice to the class bibliography this week. 
3. Your education unit problem-solution paper has been extended to Saturday, March 9th. 
The mock starts this weekend! Please bring paper, pens, and pencils
 
Friday 3/1
1. We went over the schedule for the education unit synthesis discussions. The first trial run will take place with the Gotham prompts on Monday 3/4. Neverland and Middle-earth will also discuss these prompts, and Oz and Tatooine will back channel. The other discussions will take place on Monday 3/11 and Thursday 3/14. We also went over the grading of these. Each discussion will be worth 20 points for a total of 100. Verbal discussions will be scored on using at least 3 types of evidence to counter/forward your own position. You may also use your TOC if relevant. If you are absent on the date of a discussion, you will make it up by turning in what you would have said in that discussion. Back channel discussions can discuss the prompt or the discussion in the room and are more informal. 
3. We then went over tips for the mock. 
HW: 
1. If you haven't yet, make sure your entry for your TOC is on the annotated bibliography.
2. See you at the mock!
3. Prepare for the education synthesis discussion on Monday. 
 
Week 25: February 18-22
Monday 2/18
No School - Presidents Day
 
Tuesday 2/19
1. We workshopped the discovery drafts of the education unit arguments. If you were absent, show me yours when you return. 
HW:
1. Text of choice meeting 2 will be Thursday -  Text of Choice Assignments for the Education Unit
2. Next draft of education unit problem-solution paper will be due next Thursday. 
  
Thursday 2/21
RAIN DAY
  
Friday 2/22
RAIN DAY
 
Week 24: February 11-15
Monday 2/11
1. We went over the education unit problem-solution paper and began brainstorming.
HW:
1. Newsday Tuesday article due Tuesday - Read both this New York Times Essay and this NCTE blog post. Then, choose one to write your response about. Be prepared to discuss both. 
2. Bring a discovery draft of your paper next Tuesday. 
3. Text of choice meeting 2 will be next Thursday -  Text of Choice Assignments for the Education Unit
 
 
Tuesday 2/12
1. We discussed our two Newsday Tuesday articles, comparing their rhetoric and then applying their arguments to the teaching of literature in schools today. 
HW: 
1. Bring a discovery draft of your paper next Tuesday. 
2. Text of choice meeting 2 will be next Thursday -  Text of Choice Assignments for the Education Unit
  
Thursday 2/14
1. We worked in stations today to analyze anchor essays for the rhetorical analysis essay and score our own. 
HW:
1. Spend 15 minutes revising your rhetorical analysis essay in a different pen color before tomorrow. We will share in class. 
2. Bring a discovery draft of your paper next Tuesday. 
3. Text of choice meeting 2 will be next Thursday -  Text of Choice Assignments for the Education Unit

  

Friday 2/15
1. We looked at a few student revisions of the rhetorical analysis essay. 
2. Then, we continued brainstorming for the  education unit problem-solution paper.
HW:
1. Bring a discovery draft of your paper next Tuesday. 
2. Text of choice meeting 2 will be next Thursday -  Text of Choice Assignments for the Education Unit
 
Week 23: February 4-8
Monday 2/4
1.We had a MCM. See me to make this up if you were absent.
HW:
Bring your Baldwin annotations tomorrow. 
 
Tuesday 2/5
1. We went over the rhetorical situation for Baldwin's "A Talk to Teachers." 
2. We then wrote thesis statements and outlines for this piece. These were turned in with the annotations. 
HW:
There will be a rhetorical analysis essay on Friday. 
Tatooine: Complete the Baldwin bibliography by 2/12. 
***The next TOC meeting has been moved back to 2/21.  
 
Thursday 2/7
1.We used quotes from Baldwin's "A Talk to Teachers" to practice planning for an argumentative essays and discussed our responses.
2. We also briefly discussed inequality in education and watched Adam Ruins Everything's segment on redlining. 
HW:
1. Rhetorical Analysis essay on Friday
2. Newsday Tuesday article due Tuesday - Read both this New York Times Essay and this NCTE blog post. Then, choose one to write your response about. Be prepared to discuss both. 
If you haven't yet had your synthesis essay graded, you need to do so by the end of 5th on Friday. 
 
Friday 2/8
1. We wrote a rhetorical analysis essay in class today. If you missed it, talk to me Monday. 
HW: 
Newsday Tuesday article due Tuesday - Read both this New York Times Essay and this NCTE blog post. Then, choose one to write your response about. Be prepared to discuss both. 
 
Week 22: January 28-February 1
Monday 1/28
1. We went over our paragraph revisions from the "My students and Their Essays" poem.
2. These were turned in before leaving, so bring yours to me if you were absent. 
HW: 
1. 1st text of choice meeting is tomorrow. Make sure to bring your written work. 
2. Bring your textbook Tuesday. 
 
Tuesday 1/29
1. We began reading Baldwin's "A Talk to Teachers" and annotating the text (separate sheet or sticky notes) for rhetorical situation and argumentative moves/strategies. The reading is on p. 197 and also linked on the main page.
HW:
1. We will have our text of choice meeting on Friday now.
2. Finish the Baldwin annotations for then. 
 
Wednesday 1/30 
Snow Day
 
Thursday 1/31
Half-Day
 
Friday 2/1
1. We had our first text of choice meeting today and turned in the written portions along with group questions. 
HW:
1. Finish Baldwin annotations for Tuesday. Monday will be a MCM. 
 
Week 21: January 22-25
Monday 1/21
No School
 
Tuesday 1/22
1. I was out today, but students still discussed the Newsday Tuesday article and turned it in. 
HW:
Annotated bibliographies
Gotham - "People vs. the School System" (1/24)
Neverland - "Allegory of the Cave" (1/25)
Middle-earth - "Straight A Students" (1/29)
 
Wednesday 1/23
1. We read "My Students and Their Essays" and worked in groups to write a rhetorical analysis thesis statement. 
2. Then, individuals worked on writing rhetorical analysis paragraphs.
HW:
Finish rhetorical analysis paragraph for Thursday's class. 
 
Thursday 1/24
1. We went over the psychology/philosophy arguments from last week and took notes. 
2. We began going over the rhetorical analysis paragraphs.
HW:
Annotated bibliographies
Gotham - "People vs. the School System" (1/24)
Neverland - "Allegory of the Cave" (1/25)
Middle-earth - "Straight A Students" (1/29)
Oz - "My Students and Their Essays" (2/1)
1. Revise your rhetorical analysis paragraph in a different pen color on the same sheet for ten minutes between now and Monday.
2. Our first text of choice meeting is on Tuesday of next week. Don't forget the written portion! 
 
Friday 1/18
Homecoming
 
Week 20: January 14-18
Monday 1/14
1. We had a MCM. See me to make this up. 
HW:
1. Read Allegory of the Cave for Tues/Thurs/Fri.
2. Synthesis essay in-class on Thursday
 
 
Tuesday 1/15
We wrote about best and worst educational experiences and charted our reasoning on the board as a reflective introduction to our unit question. 
HW:
1. Synthesis essay in-class on Thursday
2.  Read Allegory of the Cave for Friday
 
Thursday 1/17
1. We wrote our synthesis essay in class. If you were absent, see me about making this up. 
2. We watched Prince EA's video "I Sued the School District" and discussed the issues it raises, how he would answer what a true education is, and the rhetorical moves of the piece. 
HW:
1. Read Allegory of the Cave for Friday
2. Read the rubric and anchor essays for our synthesis prompt before we meet one-on-one. 
3. Please read this article and write the Newsday Tuesday responses for Tuesday's class. 
 
Friday 1/18
1. We discussed Plato's Allegory of the Cave - its meaning, its relevance to the education unit, and its applications to synthesis/argumentative prompts.
2. We began looking at other psychological/philosophical concepts that could be used to develop an argument. We will continue this on Wednesday of next week.
HW: 
1. Read the rubric and anchor essays for our synthesis prompt before we meet one-on-one. 
2. Please read this article and write the Newsday Tuesday responses for Tuesday's class. 
 
Week 19: January 7-11
Monday 1/7
No School - winter break 
 
Tuesday 1/8
1. We got in new groups and bonded. :-)
2. We worked on multiple choice remediation from the midterm. All worked on correcting and explaining their missed questions. Those with 70% or above are responsible for five corrections/explanations. Those with fewer than 70% correct must correct and explain all of their missed questions by the end of January
HW:
1. Finalize your education text by Friday. Please choose readings on an AP-level. 
2. 70% + must turn in their 5 remediation MC answers by Friday. 
 
Thursday 1/10
1. We looked at a sample synthesis essay and discussed the conventions of this genre.
2. We then looked at different argument organizational strategies. If you missed these, please get notes from a friend.
3. Then, we worked in our new groups to create an outline using each of the strategies. We will go over these on Friday.
HW:
1. You must have your education text ready to be approved by tomorrow in class. 
2. 70% + must turn in their 5 remediation MC answers by Friday. 
  
Friday 1/11
1. Education texts of choice were due in class today. We then went over the Text of Choice Assignments for the Education Unit.
2. We then went over the different outlines and discussed which ones we'd be willing to try in the upcoming synthesis essay. 
No HW, but you do have MCM and a synthesis essay on the block day. 
 
Week 18: December 10-14
Monday 12/10
1. We continued work on infographics today. Outlines should have been finished today, and some work on the actual infographic should have been started.
HW
1. Infographics are due on Wednesday. 
2. Students should bring revised drafts of midterm essays on Thursday. Written portions of the infographics are due then.
3. Final midterm essay is due on Saturday on turnitin.com by 11:59 PM. 
 
Tuesday 12/11 
Today was the last day to work on the infographics in class. 
HW: 
1. Infographics are due on Wednesday. 
2. Students should bring revised drafts of midterm essays on Thursday. Written portions of the infographics are due then.
3. Final midterm essay is due on Saturday on turnitin.com by 11:59 PM. 
 
Thursday 12/13
1. We turned in the infographic analyses. Please make sure your group got yours in. 
2. We did peer workshops on the midterm essays and worked on revising in class. If you were absent, please show me your draft for credit. 
3. We introduced the next unit: "To what extent do our schools serve the goal of a true education?" 
4. We went to the library to begin looking for texts. If you are having trouble, please check the library resources. You may also want to check these lists that I found online: 
HW:
1. Keep looking for your education unit text. I'd like you to have a possible one chosen before the break (including midterms), but we will not start work on them until after the break. Please, if you choose something relatively simple or short, double-up with something more challenging and on an AP-level. 
2. Final midterm essay is due on Saturday on turnitin.com by 11:59 PM. 
 
Friday 12/14
1. We had our gallery walk for the infographic assignment. If you were absent, you do need to make this up. Come see me sometime next week to do this. I will be out on Monday. 
HW:
Final midterm essay is due on Saturday on turnitin.com by 11:59 PM. 
4th: Midterm Tuesday
6th: Midterm Wednesday 
 
 
Week 17: December 3-7
Monday 12/3
1. We had a longer MCM today and went over it together.
HW:
1st draft of your midterm essay is due Thursday!
 
Tuesday 12/4 
1. We finished forming groups for the infographic assignment. 
2. We began working in groups on online documents to form a claim and brainstorm possibilities for different rhetorical modes. Students had access to Strategies for Development to help them develop these. 
HW:
1st draft of your midterm essay is due Thursday!
 
Thursday 12/6
1. We went to the library today to learn about how to create infographics. If you go to the assignment page of the library, you will be able to see their pages about infographics. 
2. We conducted peer review on midterm essays. If you were absent, see me to make-up the draft grade. You are excused from the workshop but may go to the writing lab for that grade.
HW:
Bring a complete, revised draft of your essay Monday. 
 
Friday 12/7
1.We had our first work day on the infographic assignment today. Groups were encouraged to finish work from Tuesday and start outlines.
HW:
Revised draft extended to Thursday of next week. 
 
Week 16: November 26-30
Monday 11/26
We finished the mini-seminars today.
HW:
1. All reflections for the mini-seminars are due tomorrow if not turned in already.
2. Bring any work for midterm essay topics tomorrow. 
 
Tuesday 11/27
1. We reviewed elements of synthesis based off of the mini-seminars.
2. We worked on the midterm essay prompts. 
HW:
1. The first draft of the midterm essay will be due next Thursday, the 6th. I must approve your prompt before you start writing. 
2. Submit your text of choice bibliographies before the end of the week.
3. Today was the last day to come for MC remediation during lunch; AlbertIO remediation is due by the end of the week. 
*Declarations are graded. Let me know if you'd like to revise. 
 
Thursday 11/29
1. We went over how audience can be used to help us develop both argumentative and rhetorical analysis essays. 
2. We brainstormed how to do this with our midterm essays and continue working on the prompts. 
3. We introduced the rhetorical modes and practiced identifying them.
4. We then began group work using each of the modes. We will finish these tomorrow and share.
HW: 
1. The first draft of the midterm essay will be due next Thursday, the 6th. I must approve your prompt before you start writing. 
2. Submit your text of choice bibliographies before the end of the week.
3. AlbertIO remediation is due by the end of the week. 
 
 
Friday 11/30
1. We finished the modes paragraphs and shared them. 
2. We went over the Infographic Assignment and then began to form groups. If you need help, here is a list of Infographic Mentor Texts.
HW:
1. 1st Draft of Midterm essay due Thursday
2. Submit your text of choice bibliographies no later than tonight.
3. AlbertIO remediation is due by the end of the week. 
 
Week 15: November 19-20
Monday 11/19
1. We began our mini seminars today. We will continue Tuesday and the Monday after the break. 
Notes: Focus on depth over breadth. Synthesize sources. Lead with your argument, not your evidence. Discuss and dig deeper. 
HW:
1. Mini seminars - most groups need to go still
2. Continue thinking about your midterm prompt - these will be finalized Tuesday after the break. 
 
Tuesday 11/20
1. We continued the mini-seminars.  
HW:
1. Mini seminars 
2. Continue thinking about your midterm prompt - these will be finalized Tuesday after the break. 
Wednesday-Friday: Thanksgiving Break! Enjoy! 
 
Week 14: November 12-16
Monday 11/12
1. We finished sharing and evaluating the group-written paragraphs on "Letter from Birmingham Jail." 
2. We took notes on successful rhetorical analysis based on what we discussed. 
HW: 
1. If you have turned in a MWS and gone to the lab, the declaration is due on Tuesday. 
2.Next text meeting is on Tuesday. Follow the instructions for the 2nd meeting on Government and Justice Unit Text of Choice Assignments. Make sure that you bring a short supplemental source for your group. See me if you need help. 
**Don't forget to schedule a meeting to discuss your argumentative essay with me! 
 
Tuesday 11/13
1. We conducted our second text meeting today. If you were absent, I need your written response. You should also share your information and source with your group and will need to get notes on what they discussed today. 
2. We went over the Harris moves. Please get notes from a friend. 
3. We went over the expectations for the fishbowl seminars. These will take place on Monday and Tuesday of next week. 
4. Finally, we went over the Midterm Paper. 
HW:
1. If you have turned in a MWS and gone to the lab, the declaration is due tonight. 
2. Prepare for your group's mini seminar on Monday/Tuesday. 
3. Begin thinking about your Midterm paper idea. 
 
Thursday 11/15 - half-day: no class 
  
Friday 11/16
1. We looked at sample rhetorical analysis and argumentative prompts to determine what we needed to include in writing our own.
2. Then, we brainstormed possible prompts. 
HW:
1. Prepare for your group's mini seminar on Monday/Tuesday. 
2. Continue thinking about your midterm paper idea. 
 
Week 13: November 5-9
Monday 11/5
1. Peer review on declarations - if you miss this, please show me your fully completed draft. 
2. MCM  
HW: 
1. Read "Letter from Birmingham Jail" for Thursday. 
2. Bring declaration to share on Thursday. 
3. Final draft is due on turnitin.com on Friday. Tuesday deadline w/ MWS and writing lab visit 
Tuesday 11/6 - No School 
 
 
Thursday 11/1
1. We began by sharing excerpts from our declarations - they were great! Thanks for sharing!
2. We then started looking at "Letter from Birmingham Jail." As a class, we created a rhetorical analysis thesis.
3. We then chose paragraphs to write a close analysis paragraph supporting our thesis. We will continue this on Friday. 
HW: 
1. Final draft is due on turnitin.com on Friday. Tuesday deadline w/ MWS and writing lab visit 
2. Next text meeting is on Tuesday. Follow the instructions for the 2nd meeting on Government and Justice Unit Text of Choice Assignments. Make sure that you bring a short supplemental source for your group. See me if you need help. 
**Don't forget to schedule a meeting to discuss your argumentative essay with me! 
 
Friday 11/2 
1. We finished writing the rhetorical analysis paragraphs of excerpts from "Letter from Birmingham Jail."
2. We began sharing and discussing but will continue on Monday. 
HW:
1. Final draft is due on turnitin.com on Friday. Tuesday deadline w/ MWS and writing lab visit 
2. Next text meeting is on Tuesday. Follow the instructions for the 2nd meeting on Government and Justice Unit Text of Choice Assignments. Make sure that you bring a short supplemental source for your group. See me if you need help. 
**Don't forget to schedule a meeting to discuss your argumentative essay with me! 
 
Week 12: October 29-November 2
Monday 10/29
1. We read "The Speech of Miss Polly Baker."
2. Then, we analyzed the dual rhetorical situations of satire through this piece. 
HW: 
1. Bring working draft of declaration on Tuesday. 
2. First text meeting with written assignment on Thursday! 
 
Tuesday 10/30
1. We had peer review on the working drafts of the declaration. If you were absent, show yours to me sometimes this week. You are excused from peer review but can earn the points with a writing lab appointment.
2. All students will need to meet with me in or out of class to go over your argumentative essays. We started this today. 
3. The rest of class was spent working on the declarations. 
HW:
1. First text meeting with written assignment (Government and Justice Unit Text of Choice Assignments) due Thursday. 
2. Read "A Modest Proposal" for Friday (p. 404 in white book)
3. Bring full draft on Monday. 
 
Thursday 11/1
1. We spent the first part of class in our government and justice groups completing the first in-class meeting. See the assignment sheet for details on what was accomplished. Each group turned in their written responses and group questions. If you were not here, please get turn in your written portion asap and check in with your group to see what you missed. 
2. We finished the class by working on the declaration assignment. 
HW: 
1. Read "A Modest Proposal" for Friday (p. 404 in white book)
2. Bring full draft on Monday. 
 
Friday 11/2 
1. We discussed Swift's use of satire in "A Modest Proposal." 
HW: 
Full draft due Monday 
 
Week 11: October 22-26
Day Date In-Class
 
Homework
Monday 10/22
1. We had our MCM over the Paine reading and went over it.
2. We briefly discussed the tone of the Declaration. 
1. Read "The Declaration of Sentiments" for Wednesday (p. 213). 
Tuesday
 
10/23 We worked on writing thesis statements, claims, counterarguments, and rebuttals for argumentative essays.  Read "The Declaration of Sentiments" for Wednesday (p. 213).
Thursday
10/25
1. We reviewed the qualities of a just/unjust government based on Henry and Jefferson and evaluated how they stack up to today. 
2. We analyzed Stanton's use of the Declaration of Independence to meet her specific rhetorical situation. 
3. We introduced the Declaration Assignment and began brainstorming. 
1. In-class essay tomorrow - be prepared to use your best argumentation skills!
2. Bring a working draft (does not have to be complete but can't be just an outline or notes) to class for the Declaration Assignment Tuesday. (There will not be a Newsday Tuesday next week due to all the other work.)
3. Our first text of choice meeting is next Thursday. 
Friday
10/26 We wrote an in-class argumentative essay. 
1. Bring a working draft (does not have to be complete but can't be just an outline or notes) to class for the Declaration Assignment Tuesday. (There will not be a Newsday Tuesday next week due to all the other work.)
2. Our first text of choice meeting is next Thursday. 
 
Week 10: October 15-19
Day Date In-Class
 
Homework
Monday  10/15
1. We went over the argumentative prompt from Friday and how to answer these types of prompts. 
1. Optional language essay revisions are due tonight on turnitin.com.
2. Newsday Tuesday is tomorrow: Newsday Tuesday Assignment.  Read this article
Tuesday
 
10/16 We went over and turned in the Newsday Tuesday assignment for today.  Read Patrick Henry's "Speech to the Virginia Convention" (Give me liberty or give me death) for Thursday. 
Thursday
10/18
1. We looked at anchor essays for the 2018 argumentative prompt to get an idea of what is expected of us. 
2. We also broke into groups for logos, ethos, pathos for "Speech to the Virginia Convention" and focused on digging deeper into what Henry was doing in each of those appeals - his goals and strategies. 
Read p. 118-123 in the white textbook for an overview on deduction and The Declaration of Independence. 
Friday
10/19 We went over "classical" and "Rogerian" arguments and applied the Classical argument to "The Declaration of Independence." We also reviewed deduction, induction, syllogisms, and enthymemes.  Prepare for MCM. Read this text and come up with your own answers to the questions. You will be able to use these to help you on Monday. 
 
Week 9: October 8-12
Day Date In-Class
 
Homework
Monday 10/8
1. We went over remediation for the MC test from before the break.75% and above don't need remediation. 65-74% must do at least 4 AlbertIO passages. AlbertIO login: VEHH9E9RJ5OY
Below 65% will need to come to 5 remediation sessions on Tuesdays during C or D lunch. All remediation is due before the end of November. 
2. We worked on essay corrections for the language essays. See me for the handout if you were absent. 
3. We went over requirements for the next text of choice. We will be working on this on the block day. 
 
1. Essay corrections are due no later than Friday.
2. An optional essay rewrite is due on turnitin.com by Monday of next week. 
Wednesday
 
10/10
4th will not meet due to PSAT.
6th period finalized subtopics for unit and discussed possible texts. Many turned in essay corrections today. 
1. Essay corrections are due no later than Friday.
2. An optional essay rewrite is due on turnitin.com by Monday of next week. 
Thursday
10/11
1. We introduced argumentative writing with an activity where we evaluated to what extent the US is living up to its goal of creating a "more perfect union." 
2. We then went to the library to consider possible texts for the next unit. 
1. An optional essay rewrite is due on turnitin.com by Monday.
2. Prepare for Newsday Tuesday: Read this article,and then follow the instructions on this assignment: Newsday Tuesday Assignment
Friday
10/12 Click here for instructions for today's class. 
1. An optional essay rewrite is due on turnitin.com by Monday.
2. Prepare for Newsday Tuesday: Read this article,and then follow the instructions on this assignment: Newsday Tuesday Assignment
 
 
Week 8: September 24-28
Day Date In-Class
 
Homework
Monday 9/24
1. We went over the questions for tomorrow's seminar. They are listed in the homework. 
2. We shared excerpts from all the language essays - loved them! 
3. Book fair

1.How is language tied to identity?

2.How does language influence others’ perceptions of you, or how do the stereotypes associated with a language affect the speaker’s ethos?

3.To what extent should you be expected to adjust your language for others? How is knowing your audience’s language beneficial to you as a speaker?

4.In what ways can we use language to empower? Conversely, how can language be used as a weapon to disempower others?

5.When is using diction to reframe an argument manipulative?

Prepare for a seminar on these tomorrow. 

 

Essay remediation is due Thursday. 

Tuesday
 
9/25 Today we had our language seminar. If you missed it or did not get the grade you wanted, we will have remediation/make-up during C or D lunch on Thursday. Check your grade and then determine if you'd like to attend.  Essay remediation is due Thursday. Go to the lab asap! 
Thursday
9/27
1. We took a practice MC test for remediation next quarter. 
2. We went over the next unit's topic - What does a just government look like? - and went over the text of choice assignment.
Begin thinking of possible texts for our next unit! 
Friday
9/28 Spirit Day!   
 
 
Week 7: September 17-21
Day Date In-Class
 
Homework
Monday 9/17 We conducted peer workshops on the revised drafts today. 
2. Final draft is due on turnitin.com by 11:59 on Saturday. Deadline is Monday with a writing lab visit and MWS. 
Tuesday
 
9/18 We worked in groups to discuss the Newsday Tuesday readings. Responses were turned in at the end of class. 
1. Final draft is due on turnitin.com by 11:59 on Saturday. Deadline is Monday with a writing lab visit and MWS. 
2. Read "Me Talk Pretty One Day" for Friday. (p. 218)
3. Bibliography assignments due 9/25: 
Asgard: 1st NT Reading
Death Star: 2nd NT Reading
Hogwarts: "Words that Work" 
Thursday
9/20
1. We had a voice lesson on detail. 
2. We passed back the Banneker essays and went over the rubric, anchor essays, and major issues. 
3. We went over the remediation assignment, detailed below: 

Remediation involves going to the writing lab and looking over your essay with a tutor. Take notes and revise parts of your paper that need improvement. This is a 10-point assignment. This is due by next Thursday.

6-9 papers: Remediation is optional. You may do this for an extra 10-point grade.

5 papers: Remediation is required. Your revisions may just focus on a few sentences for one paragraph to illustrate a major issue.

4 papers and below: Must revise at least a whole paragraph.

1. Final draft is due on turnitin.com by 11:59 on Saturday. Deadline is Monday with a writing lab visit and MWS. 
2. Read "Me Talk Pretty One Day" for Friday. (p. 218)
3. Bibliography assignments due 9/25: 
Asgard: 1st NT Reading
Death Star: 2nd NT Reading
Hogwarts: "Words that Work" 
 
Narnia: "Me Talk Pretty One Day" due 9/27
Friday
9/21 I will be out due to illness today. Please follow the instructions on this handout.
1. Final draft is due on turnitin.com by 11:59 on Saturday. Deadline is Monday with a writing lab visit and MWS. 
2. Prepare for seminar on Tuesday. Read one more text out of chapter 10. 
3. Bibliography assignments due 9/25: 
Asgard: 1st NT Reading
Death Star: 2nd NT Reading
Hogwarts: "Words that Work" 
 
Narnia: "Me Talk Pretty One Day" due 9/27
 
Week 6: September 10-14
Day Date In-Class
 
Homework
Monday 9/10 We had our first cold MCM. See me to make this up.
1. 1st draft due Tuesday
2. Read "How to Tame a Wild Tongue" for Tuesday (p. 725) 
Tuesday
 
9/11
1. We took a quiz on "How to Tame a Wild Tongue" and then looked at some of the better answers. See me if you need to make this up.
2. We discussed Anzaldua's strategies and argument. 
3. We went over how to do a peer workshop and then workshopped the language essays. If you need more help, see me on the early release date and/or visit the writing lab. 
1. Revised/full draft due Monday
2. Bring your book Friday (no reading due)
Friday
9/14
1. We read "Words that Work" on p. 775 of the textbook and worked in groups to discuss the importance of connotations and reframing an argument. 
2. We shared these ideas as a whole class and then went over the next Newsday Tuesday assignment. 
1. Revised/full draft due Monday
 
Week 5: September 4-7
Day Date In-Class
 
Homework
Tuesday 9/4 Today, we wrote our Banneker essays in class and turned those in. If you were absent, please make this up asap.
1. Optional paragraph rewrite - due 9/6 on turnitin.com w/ lab visit
2. Read/annotate "Mother Tongue" for Thursday (p. 700 in textbook - online link no longer works)
3. Bibliography entries by group due soon:
Asgard: "How to Say Nothing" due 9/6
Death Star - Abigail Adams prompt due 9/11
Hogwarts - Banneker prompt due 9/11
Narnia - "Mother Tongue" due 9/13
Thursday
 
9/6
1. We did a voice lesson on diction. If you were absent, you don't need to redo this, but you may want to look at someone else's. 
2. We then took a quiz on the Amy Tan reading. See me to make this up. 
3. We discussed Amy Tan's rhetorical choices and then listed them. 
4. We went over the language essay prompt
1. Optional paragraph rewrite - due tonight on turnitin.com w/ lab visit
2. Bibliography entries by group due soon:
Asgard: "How to Say Nothing" due 9/6
Death Star - Abigail Adams prompt due 9/11
Hogwarts - Banneker prompt due 9/11
Narnia - "Mother Tongue" due 9/13
Friday
9/7 We did some in-class brainstorming and writing for the language essay. 
1. 1st draft due Tuesday
2. Read "How to Tame a Wild Tongue" for Tuesday (p. 725) 
 
Week 4: August 27-31  
Day Date In-Class
 
Homework
Monday 8/27
1. We completed, went over, and took notes on our Samuel Johnson MCM. See me if you need to make this up. 
2. We completed a couple of the thread annotations. 
We will finish all annotation presentations tomorrow. Come prepared if you haven't gone yet. 
Tuesday
 
8/28
1. We finished the annotation presentations. 
2. We then continued our focus on rhetorical analysis with the "Dear John" letter writing activity. We will finish this on Thursday. 
Read and annotate How to Say Nothing in 500 Words for Thursday. 
Thursday
8/30
1. We finished the "Dear John" letters, shared, and turned these in. We discussed how we took part in the rhetorical situation - particularly refining the subject to an actual purpose. 
2. We then looked at the real Abigail Adams to John Adams AP prompt. We went over the genre of rhetorical analysis. See a peer if you missed these notes and to pick up a copy of the prompt.
3. We annotated this prompt and discussed how to write a thesis for rhetorical analysis and how to come up with analysis. See a peer if you were absent for these notes. 
4. We introduced the language unit, coming up with connections to explore for the question, "What is the relationship between language and power?" 
5. We passed out the tone/attitude words handout and the rhetorically accurate verbs handout. 4th period will discuss these more on Friday, but 6th period went over them. 
 
We will go over "How to Say Nothing in 500 Words" on Friday. 
1. Optional summer reading paragraph revision due 9/6 with lab visit
2. No Newsday Tuesday next week, but we are writing our first in-class rhetorical analysis. If you were absent, see me for the prompt. Everyone is encouraged to annotate and plan ahead of time. 
Friday
8/31
1. In 4th period, we went over the tone/attitude and rhetorically accurate verbs handout. 
2. Then, we went over the rhetorical situation and strategies in "How to Say Nothing in 500 Words." We tried to use rhetorically accurate verbs to describe what the author was doing in the text in both purpose and strategies. In 6th period, we were able to practice writing a thesis statement with this piece. 
1. No Newsday Tuesday next week, but we are writing our first in-class rhetorical analysis Tuesday. If you were absent, see me for the prompt. Everyone is encouraged to annotate and plan ahead of time. 
2. Optional summer reading paragraph revision due 9/6 with lab visit
 
Week 3: August 20-24
Day Date In-Class
 
Homework
Monday 8/20
1. We finished working on the summer reading presentations.
2. We began presenting but will have to continue tomorrow. 
1.  Newsday Tuesday Assignment for this article is due tomorrow - although some of our discussion may have to wait until the block day. 
2. Your summer reading analysis paragraph is due Wednesday night on turnitin.com. 
3. We will go over the bibliography on Thursday - there will likely be an extension to this part of the summer reading work. 
Tuesday
 
8/21
1. We finished the summer reading presentations.
2. We began our Newsday Tuesday discussion and will finish on Thursday. Students could turn their responses in today or hold on to them until Thursday. 
1. Your summer reading analysis paragraph is due Wednesday night on turnitin.com. 
2. We will go over the bibliography on Thursday - I'll likely give you time to work on it then or extend the due date. 
Thursday
8/23
1. We finished our Newsday Tuesday discussion and turned in the responses. 
2. We went over the Annotated Bibliography Assignment Instructions and spent some time in groups on the summer reading annotations. 
3. We went over the what/how/why method for rhetorical analysis annotations. 
4. We then began work on the what/how/why social media annotations. 
1. Please make sure your summer reading bibliography entry is completed before Saturday. 
2. You will have time on Friday to work on your social media annotations, but if you could have them picked out and printed off before class, that would be helpful. 
Friday
8/24
1. We finished working on the social media annotations.
2. We began presenting.
Prepare for MCM by annotating this reading by Samuel Johnson. If your group did not do your annotations today, we will continue them next week (Mon/Tues). 
 
Week 2: August 13-17
Day Date In-Class
 
Homework
Monday 8/13
1. We had our first MCM today. If you were absent, you will need to make this up. 
2. We went over the types of questions on the MC section of the AP test and began filling out our chart. If you were absent, see me for a copy of this.
3. We went over the chapter group work for TYFA and will continue with this tomorrow. 
 
Bring both book of choice and TYFA on Thursday. 
 
Tuesday
 
8/14 Groups finished preparing their discussion on TYFA, and we began going over these. We will finish on Thursday.  Bring both book of choice and TYFA on Thursday. 
 
Thursday
8/16
1. We finished the group discussions on TYFA. 
2. Then, we practiced the kind of work needed for summer reading with a shorter text. 
3. We went over the summer reading group presentations and began working in groups. 
While time will be given in class to continue work on Friday, the summer reading group presentations will be due on Monday and may require some outside work. Individual portions of the project are due on turnitin.com on Monday. The annotated bibliography will not be due until next Friday, as we will practice this as a class next week. 
Friday
8/17
1.We went over the Newsday Tuesday Assignment. The article that you need to read is listed under homework. Since this is a reoccurring assignment, a link is also listed on the right side menu. 
2. We then continued work on the  summer reading group presentations.
1. Presentations will begin Monday. 
2. Newsday Tuesday Article for 8/21 - please bring typed response to class on Tuesday.
3. Summer reading paragraph analyses have been extended to Wednesday at 11:59 PM on turnitin.com. 
4. Summer reading bibliographies will be due next Friday. 
 
Week 1: August 8-10  
Day Date In-Class
 
Homework
Wednesday 8/8
1. We filled out the "Fantasy Places" form. This form is no longer accepting responses.
2. We completed a voice lesson to focus on how creators make choices.
3. We then began working on what our own self-portrait would look like and why. We will share these on Thursday. 
4. We also wrote letters indicating where we'd like to sit. These were turned in. 
1. Register for turnitin.com class asap.
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2. Review Thank You for Arguing. Look for aha moments and ideas that you agree with or want to argue about. 
3. Then, read pages 1-20 of The Language of Composition. Consider which ideas feel similar to what Heinreichs presents in TYFA. 
4. In response, fill out this Google form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeyqEF3CtpDX9IjWiuMwBE_H0O-jhviyV8Vhh17cMYFrfXmpw/viewform?usp=sf_link. These responses are due in preparation for Friday's class. 
Thursday
 
8/9
1. We got our seats and new groups and also filled out a form about what books of choice we read for summer reading. 
2. We then went over the course syllabus. A link is on the main page. 
3. We discussed Aristotle's definition of rhetoric and broke it down to the implications of words/phrases. 4th period compared this definition to a couple of others. 
1. Register for turnitin.com class asap.
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2. Review Thank You for Arguing. Look for aha moments and ideas that you agree with or want to argue about. 
3. Then, read pages 1-20 of The Language of Composition. Consider which ideas feel similar to what Heinreichs presents in TYFA. 
4. In response, fill out this Google form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeyqEF3CtpDX9IjWiuMwBE_H0O-jhviyV8Vhh17cMYFrfXmpw/viewform?usp=sf_link. These responses are due in preparation for Friday's class. 
Friday
8/10
1. We discussed how the ideas from TYFA overlap with the introduction to The Language of Composition. 
2. We also went over our class rhetorical triangle and the elements of SOAPSTone. 
3. We completed library orientation. 
Prepare for our first Multiple Choice Monday (MCM) by SOAPSToning this passage.